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Dyslexia: Reference articles

A list of articles discussing the pros and cons of certain typefaces for dyslexics:

  • Thomas Bohm in Baseline: Letter and symbol misrecognition in highly legible typefaces for general, children, dyslexic, visually impaired and ageing readers.
  • Sue Walker: Typography in Children's Books.
  • Thomas Phinney in Communication Arts: Should Dyslexics Unite on a Typeface? Recent typefaces for (and by) dyslexics and the science around them. See also here.
  • Typophile discussion from 2005: Type for kids.
  • Ann Bessemans: Type Design for Children with Low Vision (2012, PhD dissertation, University of Leiden). This thhesis was jointly supervised by Gerard Unger in Leiden, and Bert Willems at Hasselt University.
  • Robert Hillier: A Typeface for the Adult Dyslexic Reader (2006, Ph.D. thesis).

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